Erickson, Edward J. 1950-

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Erickson, Edward J. 1950-

PERSONAL:

Born 1950. Education: St. Lawrence University, M.Ed., 1983; Colgate University, M.A.T., 1997; University of Leeds, Ph.D., 2005.

ADDRESSES:

Home—133 N. Broad St., Norwich, NY 13815.E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

Writer and educator. U.S. Army, career officer, 1972-97, including service in two Gulf wars, retiring as lieutenant colonel; Norwich City School District, Norwich, NY, dean of students, 1998—. Consultant to International Research Associates, Tacoma, WA. Military service: Two Bronze Stars, Legion of Merit.

WRITINGS:


(With Frederick M. Lorenz and others) The Euphrates Triangle: Security Implications of the Southeastern Anatolia Project, National Defense University Press (Washington, DC), 1999.

Ordered to Die: A History of the Ottoman Army in the First World War, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 2001.

Defeat in Detail: The Ottoman Army in the Balkans, 1912-13, Praeger Publishers (Westport, CT), 2003.

WORK IN PROGRESS:

Research on the strength of an army and on Ottoman military effectiveness in World War I.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:


PERIODICALS


Middle East Journal, winter, 2002, John F. Guilmartin, Jr., review of Ordered to Die: A History of the Ottoman Army in the First World War, p. 168; autumn, 2003, Steven Morewood, review of Defeat in Detail: The Ottoman Army in the Balkans, 1912-13, p. 690.